Yfoundations is the NSW Peak Body representing young people at-risk, and experiencing homelessness
Yfoundations supports young people who are at risk of and experiencing homelessness. At Yfoundations, we work collaboratively with members, NGOs, government departments and community members, to provide policy and structural advocacy, services for young people, health projects, and research and sector development.
Using a range of activities and games we explore engaging ways to talk about prevention, testing, treatment and education.Read More
Yfoundations, in conjunction with the Real Estate Institute of NSW (REINSW), designed the Real Estate Training…Read More
On the night of the 2016 Census just over 9,000 children and young people were homeless in NSW, this is an increase of 45% since 2011. Youth Homelessness is a significant social issue in NSW. The problem is growing and we need to act now! For this reason Yfoundations are calling on all political parties to be part of ending youth homelessness by 2030. To achieve this there must be multipartisan commitment to a range of actions and policies.Participate
Bullying, conflict and homelessness are wreaking havoc in the lives of disadvantaged children, according to this report by the NSW Advocate.Read More
For Simon Byrnes, 25, the hardest thing about being homeless for eight years was that moment of shame and embarrassment when others would find out.Read More